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Merope Gaunt fools Tom Riddle into marrying her

c. December 1925 –  Merope Gaunt, besotted as she is with the handsome Muggle who rides his horse near her miserable hovel, somehow hoodwinks him into marrying her. Most likely, she does so by giving him a love potion.

Timeline Notes

Dumbledore says that Merope and Riddle were married about a year before Tom Marvolo Riddle was born, which was on December 31, 1926.

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